Botanical Name – Pinus sylvestris
Caution – *Possible skin irritant in high concentration
Aroma – Fresh and forest-like
Extraction – Steam distillation
Part of Plant – Needles
Origin – France
Chemical Constituents – Alpha-pinene, limonene, beta-pinene, camphene
Uses – A powerful disinfectant and helpful in particular for problems affecting the respiratory system. Cleansing and reviving, this is a lovely balsamic essential oil.
Organic Certificate – This essential oil is certified organic by the Soil Association, which means you can be sure that it has been produced to the highest ethical and environmental standards. The Soil Association’s standards exceed the UK government’s minimum requirements for organic products in many areas, but particularly in animal welfare, GM and the use of pesticides. Standards are constantly reviewed to ensure they deal with current issues.